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Winter Kyoto becomes a fantastic world! Introducing highlights and information of the largest illumination event in Kyoto, "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016" where 800,000 lights are being lit!

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"Where should we visit in Kyoto during the winter season?"

There are many visitors in Kyoto during the autumn season because there are many beautiful viewing spots for autumnal "MOMIJI" leaves.
But when we think of places to go during the winter season in Kyoto, some of you may not be able to think of much places because there are not much going on in winter.

But don't worry.

There IS a place to go in Kyoto during the winter season, it is a place to visit "only in winter."

It is "ROHM ILLUMINATION," an event that lights up Kyoto city beautifully.

Many of those who live in Kyoto area may already know about this event.

"ROHM ILLUMINATION" is an event that a Kyoto-based, famous semiconductor company "ROHM Co. Ltd. started, to contribute to the community. The eveng has been taking place every year, and there is no admission fee. What an amazing company it is! .

Every year, from late November to December 25th, the street of the ROHM company building and the neighboring park are decorated with beautiful illumination, for a full month.

It is the largest-scale illumination event in Kyoto city. This year for "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016," about 800,000 lights are going to be lit up brightly on the trees of symbolic "YAMAMOMO (wax myrtle tree)," "metasequoia boulevard," and the park.

During the "ROHM ILLUMINATION" season, there are many groups of families, friends, and couples visit this place and enjoy the fantastic winter illumination of Kyoto.

Such wonderful, large-scale illumination event of this year is going to start very soon!

Introducing here is the information and the highlights of the "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016."


Articles of KYOTO "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016" -Contents-



1,Basic and useful information of "ROHM ILLUMINATION"
2,The largest-scale in Kyoto! Highlights of the fantastic "ROHM ILLUM
INATION" created by 800,000 of light bulbs
3,"ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016" Event information and Map of points to see
4,"ROHM ILLUMINATION" in the past
5,Comments from EnjoyJapan! Editorial Dept.
6,Access to "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016" in Kyoto
7,Recommended information around "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016"


1,Basic and useful information of "ROHM ILLUMINATION"



Basic information




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Name:ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016
English name:ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016
Prefecture:Kyoto
Area:Kyoto city area(Gojo-dori area)
Phone:N/A
Closed day:None
Postal code:615-8585
Address:Mizosakicho 21, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto city
Admission fee:Free
Parking:N/A ※There are coin-operated parking lots available in the area.
Official site:http://www.rohm.co.jp/web/japan/illumination

Useful information



Within 10 minutes' walk from the station:☓
Credit card: N/A
Occasion:Friends/Date/Family/Solo
Foreign language speaking staff:☓
Free Wi-Fi:N/A
Average length of stay:about 30 minutes〜one hour
Other useful information:

・Traffic jams are expected in the area during the season of ROHM ILLUMINATION.
Therefore, using public transportation is recommended to avoid the congestion.


2,The largest-scale in Kyoto! Highlights of the fantastic "ROHM ILLUMINATION" created by 800,000 of light bulbs.




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The largest illumination event in Kyoto, "ROHM ILLUMINATION" is visited by many people every year.
Let's take a look at the highlights of the fantastic "ROHM ILLIMINATION" of 800,000 light bulbs.

●A video introducing the highlights of "ROHM ILLUMINATION" ●




The first thig to see! The symbolic "YAMAMOMO tree" illumination




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As you approach the entrance of Gojo-dori, two decorated "YAMAMOMO trees" will welcome you.
This "YAMAMOMO trees" are about 10 meter tall and they are shining brightly in a white color.

Let's take photos here!

Illumination of "METASEQUOIA BOULUVARD" on main street



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On the main street of "ROHM ILLUMINATION," about 20 Metasequoia trees stand to make a boulouvard (Sai dori) and all the trees there are decorated with illumination!

When we walk through this street, we feel as though we are going though a tunnel of lights, it is very bright and beautiful.

Don't forget to take photos here, as well!

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Also, we can drive though the "METASEQUOIA BOULEVARD (Saidori)." The street will often be congested with traffic, but views from cars are interestingly different from those of people who are walking though.

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It is nice to walk though the "METASEQUOIA BOULEVARD" looking up at the illumination, but especially for couples, it would be great to drive though the street enjoying the illumination from their car.

"The lawn field adjacent to Nagura Park" is where you can enjoy the combination of lights and sounds





At the lawn field adjacent to Nagura Park, we can enjoy not only the presentation of lights but also that of sounds at the same time.

There is a Square LED Vision Screen and beautiful images are projected, creating an amazing view along with the illumination, it is truly an "Illumination show."

Also, on weekends, don't forget to check out the special events that take place using the "Square LED Vision Screen" at the "lawn field adjacent to Nagura Park" !

Only on weekends! Holiday events held at the "lawn field adjacent to Nagura Park."



●A CAPPELLA CONCERT by college students

For the first time, there will be A CAPPELLA CONCERT performed by college students. It is a must-see event which the visual presentation on "LED Square Vision Screen" collaborates with the singing voices.

・Concert dates:

November 26th (Sat), 27th (Sun), December 3rd (Sat), 4th (Sun), 10th (Sat), 11th (Sun), 17th (Sat), 18th (Sun), 23rd (Fri&Holiday), 24th (Sat), 25th (Sun).

・Time:

17:45/18:15/18:45/19:15 (Scheduled start time)

・Place:

At the LED Square Vision Screen in the Lawn Field adjacent to Nagura Park

・Performers:

A cappella club students from Kyoto University, Doshisha University, Ritsumeikan University and others

Quote:from ROHM official site/http://www.rohm.co.jp/web/japan/illumination/events


"●A mini adventure of a fairy and a snowman"

A presentation of "A mini adventure of a fairy and a snowman" in which vision and performance synchronize.

・Dates:

November 26th (Sat), 27th (Sun), December 3rd (Sat), 4th (Sun), 10th (Sat), 11th (Sun), 17th (Sat), 18th (Sun), 23rd (Fri&Holiday), 24th (Sat), 25th (Sun)

・Time:

17:40/18:10/18:40/19:10 (Scheduled start time)

・Place:

At the LED Square Vision Screen in the Lawn Field adjacent to Nagura Park

Quote:From ROHM official site/http://www.rohm.co.jp/web/japan/illumination/events


●Reindeer Band Concert



You can enjoy the synchronized illumination show with music.

・Dates:

November 26th (Sat), 27th (Sun), December 3rd (Sat), 4th (Sun), 10th (Sat), 11th (Sun), 17th (Sat), 18th (Sun), 23rd (Fri&Holiday), 24th (Sat), 25th (Sun)

・Time:

17:00 〜 20:00

・Place:

At the LED Square Vision Screen in the Lawn Field adjacent to Nagura Park

Quote:from ROHM official site/http://www.rohm.co.jp/web/japan/illumination/events

Regarding holiday events, please refer to the detailed information shown here at "ROHM Official Site"


3,"ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016" Event information and Map of points to see



Next, we would like to introduce the Event Information and the Map of points to see.

View of ROHM ILLUMINATION Site
Quote:ROHM Co., Ltd. Official Site/http://www.rohm.co.jp/

The entrance to Saidori from Gojodori is the starting point of the main street.

At the entrance of Gojodori, there is a symblic "YAMAMOMO tree," and on Saidori, there are about 20 trees on both sides of the street making "METASEQUOIA BOULEVARD," on which every tree is decorated with lights, creating a tunnel of illumination.

These "YAMAMOMO Trees" and the METASEQUOIA BOULEVARD on Saidori called "Promenade of Lights" are very beautiful, please don't forget to take photos at these places.

In addition to these places, next to the "Promenade of Lights," there is a lawn field next to "Nagura Park" where they set the "LED Square Vision Screen" and we can experience the collaboration of sounds and lights.

Event information of "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016"



"ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016" starts on November 24th (Thursday).

Dates and Times:

・From Thursday, November 24th, 2016 to Sunday, December 25th, 2016.
・From 16:45 to 22:00

Place:

・surrounding area of ROHM Co., Ltd. head office


4,"ROHM ILLUMINATION" in the past



We will introduce here the "ROHM ILLUMINATION" in the past by quoting photos.
Please take a look at the beautiful treat of ROHM Co., Ltd. event that has been held every year for the purpose of contributing to the society.

Images of "ROHM ILLUMINATION" in the past



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Illumination on main street where 20 trees stand, creating "Metasequoia Boulevard."


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Here is an image of passing though the tunnel of illumination lights at the Metasequoia Boulevard, "Promenade of lights."


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During the event season of "ROHM ILLUMINATION," the area gets very crowded with many people, especially the number of people increases as Christmas approaches. Therefore, to walk slowly is a recommended great way to enjoy the illumination.

Symbolic "YAMAMOMO TREE" at the entrance of Gojodori




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Here is an image of the symbolic "YAMAMOMO CHRISTMAS TREES" standing at the entrance of Gojodori.

They are about 10 meters tall.

Illumination image of the lawn field adjacent to Nagura Park where there is a "Square LED Vision Screen ."



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Here is an image of the lawn field adjacent to Nagura Park.
There is a "Square LED Visio Screen" that we can enjoy the collaboration of lights and sounds.

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This is their "Square LED Vision" screen.
We can enjoy an ensemble of lights and sounds.


5,Comments from EnjoyJapan! Editorial Dept.



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In Kyoto, when winter comes, peoplle start saying that "The season for ROHM is almost here. "

"ROHM ILLUMINATION" is one of the largest events in Kyoto where the whole area is lit up with illumination, in spite of the very difficult situation to hold a large-schale illumination events in the center of Kyoto city.

The event is held for about one month, and the admission is free. It is so wonderful that we can enjoy the illumination with the ensemble of lights and sounds in the middle of Kyoto city.

In 2016, a fantastic light show is produced using 800,000 LED light bulbs.
How about visiting the Kyoto's winter place of interest, "ROHM ILLUMINATION" if you have an occasion to visit Kyoto?

6,Access to "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016" in Kyoto





Postal code:615-8585
Address:Seiin Mizosakicho 21, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto city
Tel:N/A
Closed days:None

Traffic information:

(Train)

・Take JR Sanin Honsen to "TANBAGUCHI" station: about 15 minute walk
・Take JR Tokaido Honsen to "Nishi Oji" station: about 15-20 minute walk
・Take Hankyu Kyotosen to "NISHI KYOGOKU" station: about 15 minute walk
・Take Hankyu Kyotosen to "Saiin" station: about 15 minute walk

(Train&Bus)

・From JR "KYOTO" station, take Kyoto municipal bus line 73・75 to "NISHI OJI GOJO" : 5 minute walk
・From JR "TANBAGUCHI" station, take Kyoto municipal bus line 32・43・75・80 to "NISHI OJI GOJO": 5 minute walk
・From JR "NISHI OJI" station, take Kyoto municipal bus line 13・43・202 to "NISHI OJI GOJO": 5 minute walk

Please refer here for detailed access information to ROHM ILLLUMINATION site


7,Recommended information around "ROHM ILLUMINATION 2016"



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